An Invitation to Indian Cooking (Paperback)

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The classic guide to the foods of India--and a James Beard Foundation Cookbook Hall of Fame inductee--from the "godmother of Indian cooking" (The Independent on Sunday). The book that introduced the rich and fascinating cuisine of India to America and a landmark work of culinary literature, An Invitation to Indian Cooking makes clear just how extraordinarily subtle, varied, and delicious the food of the subcontinent can be. From formal recipes for parties to the leisurely making of dals, pickles, and relishes, Jaffrey's "invitation" has proved irresistible for generations of American home cooks.

About the Author

Madhur Jaffrey is the author of many previous cookbooks--seven of which have won James Beard Awards--and was named to the Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America by the James Beard Foundation. She is the recipient of an honorary CBE from Queen Elizabeth II for her services to drama and promoting the appreciation of Indian food and culture. She is also an award-winning actress, having won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival, with numerous major motion pictures to her credit. She lives in New York City.

Praise For…

“The final word on the subject . . . perhaps the best Indian cookbook available in English." —Craig Claiborne, The New York Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375712111
ISBN-10: 0375712119
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: April 19th, 2011
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Vintage